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Indigenous airline aims to 'walk softly' on Mother Earth

Indigenous airline aims to 'walk softly' on Mother Earth

Sep 27, 2022 / 9:20 am

Woman Air – that is the rough translation for a new airline, Iskwew Air, operating out of Vancouver International Airport which is founded and run by a...

Attorneys for Musk, Twitter argue over information exchange

Attorneys for Musk, Twitter argue over information exchange

Sep 27, 2022 / 9:13 am

A Delaware judge is hearing arguments over the exchange of information by lawyers for Twitter and Elon Musk in a lawsuit in which the social media giant is...

BIPOC realtors find clients refuse to work with them because of their identity: OREA

BIPOC realtors find clients refuse to work with them because of their identity: OREA

Sep 27, 2022 / 9:11 am

New research from the Ontario Real Estate Association shows realtors and their clients are facing racism and discrimination during the home buying and selling...

Canadian employers projecting 4.2% salary increase in 2023: survey

Canadian employers projecting 4.2% salary increase in 2023: survey

Sep 27, 2022 / 8:59 am

Canadian employers are anticipating the highest salary increase in two decades as they try to balance inflationary pressures, surging interest rates, recession...

Hurricane Fiona to cause up to record $700 million in insured losses

Hurricane Fiona to cause up to record $700 million in insured losses

Sep 27, 2022 / 8:56 am

DBRS Morningstar estimates hurricane Fiona will cause between $300 million and $700 million in insured losses in Atlantic Canada for a record high in the...

Danish premier 'cannot rule out' sabotage to Russian gas pipelines

Danish premier 'cannot rule out' sabotage to Russian gas pipelines

Sep 27, 2022 / 7:04 am

The Danish prime minister said Tuesday that she “cannot rule out” sabotage after three leaks were detected on Russian natural gas pipelines running...

Meta disables Russian propaganda network targeting Europe

Meta disables Russian propaganda network targeting Europe

Sep 27, 2022 / 7:00 am

A sprawling disinformation network originating in Russia sought to use hundreds of fake social media accounts and dozens of sham news websites to spread Kremlin...

Canadian Food Inspection Agency raises alarm as spotted lanternfly pest nears border

Canadian Food Inspection Agency raises alarm as spotted lanternfly pest nears border

Ontario Sep 26, 2022 / 2:33 pm

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is asking Canadians to keep an eye out for an invasive bug that could spell disaster for the country's wineries and...

British pound plunges to all-time low as tax cuts spark concern

British pound plunges to all-time low as tax cuts spark concern

Sep 26, 2022 / 10:02 am

The British pound fell to all-time low against the U.S. dollar early Monday after Treasury chief Kwasi Kwarteng pledged a sweeping package of tax cuts, fueling...

Scotiabank CEO Brian Porter to retire next year, Finning CEO will take over

Scotiabank CEO Brian Porter to retire next year, Finning CEO will take over

Sep 26, 2022 / 9:47 am

Scotiabank chief executive Brian Porter will retire at the end of January next year. The bank announced Monday that he will be replaced by Scott Thomson,...

UK: TikTok may face big fine over children's data protection

UK: TikTok may face big fine over children's data protection

Sep 26, 2022 / 7:46 am

TikTok could face a 27 million-pound ($29 million) fine in the U.K. over a possible breach of U.K. data protection law by failing to protect children's...

Apple says it will manufacture iPhone 14 in India

Apple says it will manufacture iPhone 14 in India

Sep 26, 2022 / 6:35 am

Apple Inc. will make its iPhone 14 in India, the company said on Monday, as manufacturers shift production from China amid geopolitical tensions and pandemic...

Amazon to hold holiday shopping event in October

Amazon to hold holiday shopping event in October

Sep 26, 2022 / 6:23 am

Amazon said Monday that next month it will hold a second Prime Day-like shopping event, making it the latest major retailer to offer holiday deals earlier this...

Musk faces deposition with Twitter ahead of October trial

Musk faces deposition with Twitter ahead of October trial

Washington Sep 25, 2022 / 5:40 pm

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is scheduled to spend the next few days with lawyers for Twitter, answering questions ahead of an October trial that will determine whether...

GM spending $760M to convert Toledo factory to make EV parts

GM spending $760M to convert Toledo factory to make EV parts

Sep 23, 2022 / 5:55 pm

General Motors says it will spend $760 million to renovate its transmission factory in Toledo, Ohio, so it can build drive lines for electric vehicles. It's...

Mortgage rates expected to remain high in B.C.: BCREA

Mortgage rates expected to remain high in B.C.: BCREA

Sep 23, 2022 / 1:07 pm

A new mortgage rate forecast from the British Columbia Real Estate Association (BCREA) expects mortgage rates for British Columbians to stay high and...

End to Monday print edition of nine papers by Postmedia an 'important moment': expert

End to Monday print edition of nine papers by Postmedia an 'important moment': expert

Sep 23, 2022 / 11:50 am

One expert at the intersection of journalism and policy says Postmedia Network Inc.'s decision to end the Monday print edition of nine of its urban daily...

Temporary EI measures set to expire with no timeline for program reform

Temporary EI measures set to expire with no timeline for program reform

Sep 23, 2022 / 9:37 am

Workers applying for employment insurance benefits will have to qualify based on pre-pandemic rules starting Sunday, when temporary measures are set to expire....

July travel on upward trend, but still fraction of pre-pandemic levels

July travel on upward trend, but still fraction of pre-pandemic levels

Sep 23, 2022 / 9:12 am

Statistics Canada says the number of Canada's international arrivals increased in July but has yet to recover to pre-pandemic levels. The agency says the...

Federal government posts $6.3B surplus for April-to-July period

Federal government posts $6.3B surplus for April-to-July period

Ottawa Sep 23, 2022 / 9:08 am

The federal government posted a surplus of $6.3 billion for the first four months of its 2022-23 fiscal year. The Finance Department says the result for the...

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